Each new charge carries a potential jail sentence of up to four years.
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The US economy has been running hot at a time when, partly due to the trade conflicts, other major economies have been cooling. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so.
Smollett himself, according to reports in media citing unnamed sources, apologized last month to the cast and crew on the set of "Empire" but maintained his innocence.
The actor and singer is now out on $100,000 bond and is due back in court March 14 on a felony charge of disorderly conduct.
Smollett, 36, who plays gay performer Jamal Lyon on the popular Fox drama, originally reported that he was attacked in Chicago by two masked assailants, who used racist and homophobic slurs.
Brothers Abel and Ola - who were seen on surveillance footage the night of the incident and later questioned by police - were arrested and questioned by police last week but were released after telling police about the alleged hoax.
In addition to making these statements to Officer Muhammed Baig, some of the counts are for false statements reportedly made to Officer Kim Murray.
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He said that the Trump campaign met with Russians in Trump Tower . "That's not how he operates", Cohen told Congress last week. Cohen's appearance gave the country its first look at what Trump and those around him did to get to the White House.
Smollett is scheduled to be arraigned on March 14.
The actor's attorneys released a statement on Saturday, claiming "Jussie Smollett is angered and devastated by recent reports that the perpetrators are individuals he is familiar with".
Smollett had told police he was assaulted at 2am by two men who shouted homophobic and racist slurs at him and put a noose around his neck.
Within days of the "Good Morning America" interview, police announced that the trajectory of the criminal investigation had shifted, and that Smollett was being treated as a suspect. After 47 hours in police custody, the pair told police that Smollett has paid them $3,500 to stage the attack, in an effort to raise the actor's profile and win him a higher salary for his role on the TV show.
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These projects provided much-needed cash to North Korea before the South shut them down during past periods of tensions. They described it as an effort to support diplomacy aimed at resolving the North Korean nuclear crisis.